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    East Cocalico supervisors OK pay, bond for interim township manager

    During a March 3 meeting, East Cocalico supervisors set compensation and approved a resolution for a bond for an interim township manager, Steve Gabriel of Rettew Associates Inc. East Cocalico’s manager of six years, Mark Hiester, departed in...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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    Welcome!

    “(Baseball) breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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    Featherweight bout

    Ah, the next frame… Actually, this captured “lunch” had something to “crow” about. The starling continued to call for help from its mates. European Starlings are an aggressive invasive species and typically use the flock approach to...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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    Drivers behind proposed change at golf course

    ‘It was a God thing’ says HVMI’s executive director Talk with Tim Sheetz and Kyle Robinson about Handi*Vangelism Ministry International for just a short time, and you will quickly perceive a palpably prayerful attitude about their possible...

    • Posted March 3, 2016
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    DA probes E. Cocalico target-shooting incident

    The Lancaster County District Attorney’s office has stepped in to investigate the shooting of a young woman who was apparently hit by a stray bullet fired by target shooter in East Cocalico Township. The victim, 22-year-old Jamie...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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    Build it and they will come?

    A pair of Ephrata artists plan to build two identical Joe Paterno statues, but they’ll need financial sponsors to complete the bronze castings. By Patrick Burns “It’s time to heal again,” said artist Yesid Gomez. Gomez, along...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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    Students up to scientific challenge

      By Laura Knowles How many protons, neutrons and electrons make up a subatomic particle of an ion with a charge of 2+? When does a 2 kg ball have the greatest potential energy? Is water vapor...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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    Borough solar farm clears next hurdle with township

    Ephrata Borough’s efforts to develop a tract of land in Ephrata Township for use as a solar farm cleared a key hurdle Tuesday evening as township supervisors approved the project’s land development plan. Tuesday evening’s action by...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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    Cocalico’s DiMatteo, Wealand step down

    The local basketball coaching landscape will look a whole lot different next year. Last Wednesday, Ephrata girls coach Mike Garman announced he is stepping down after 15 seasons at the helm. And Monday morning, it was a...

    • Posted February 29, 2016
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  • Ephrata girls basketball coach Mike Garman has decided to step down after 15 seasons at the helm.
    Ephrata’s Garman steps down as girls’ basketball coach

    Mike Garman has decided to go out on top.The long-time Ephrata girls basketball coach, who recently won his third Section Two title with the Lady Mounts, confirmed Thursday night that he has decided to resign. He informed...

    • Posted February 25, 2016
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